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OLIVIA MERRY

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First Name:OLIVIA

Surname:MERRY

Shirt:#4

Position:Striker

Association:Canterbury

Date of Birth:16 March 1992

Caps:238 CAPS

Goals:114 GOALS

The New Zealand Player of the Year for the second year running, Olivia Merry will be attending her second Olympics after Rio 2016, and gold and bronze medals at the Gold Coast (2018) and Glasgow (2014) Commonwealth Games.

The phenomenal goal-scorer currently holds the all-time record of 106 goals for the Black Sticks and has more than 200 caps for her country.

Nominated for the FIH Player of the Year award in 2019, the Canterbury striker has an ability to score off-balance, with immense speed and through a vast range of shots.

 

Nickname: Liv

Town You Grew Up In: Christchurch

Currently Live In: Auckland

Occupation: Student

NHL Team: Canterbury

Career High: Gold Medal – Commonwealth Games 2018

Career Low: Numerous finger injuries

Age Started Playing Hockey: 5

Most Influential on your Career: Amanda Hooper

Playing Strength: Toughness

Playing Weakness: Eliminations

Hobbies: Golf, Fishing, Cooking and anything outdoors

Favourite TV Show: Friends

Favourite Food: Chocolate

Advice to Young Players: Always have a positive attitude regardless

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